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Notice of Commencement for the Phase 2: Connecting 17 Remote First Nations Environmental Assessment

September 26, 2016

Wataynikaneyap Power L.P. (Wataynikaneyap) is conducting an Environmental Assessment (EA) under the Ontario Environmental Assessment Act and Section 67 of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

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Pikangikum First Nation and Lac des Mille Lacs First Nation Partner With Wataynikaneyap Power in Historic First Nations-Led Transmission Project

August 4, 2016

Less than a week after the Ontario Government's decision to prioritize and designate Wataynikaneyap Power to connect remote First Nation communities that currently rely on diesel power to the province's electricity grid, another historic milestone has been reached.

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Ontario Government Takes Historic Step and Designates Wataynikaneyap Power to Undertake Unprecedented Transmission Project

July 29, 2016

The Ontario Government took a significant step forward today in its plan to connect remote First Nations communities to the electricity grid by designating Wataynikaneyap Power as the transmission company to complete the project.

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Wataynikaneyap Initiating Environmental Assessment on Phase 2: Connecting 16 Remote First Nation Communities

January 7, 2016

Wataynikaneyap Power L.P. is a licensed transmission company owned by 20 First Nation communities in partnership with FortisOntario and RES Canada (Fortis-RES). 

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Ontario Recognizes Unprecedented Partnership Between Wataynikaneyap Power, FortisOntario, and RES Canada

August 27, 2015
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Wataynikaneyap Power Signs Partnership Agreement with FortisOntario and RES Canada

August 27, 2015

Wataynikaneyap Power achieved a new milestone today by signing a Partnership Agreement with FortisOntario Inc., and Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (“Fortis-RES Partnership”) to expand grid connection to sixteen (16) remote First Nation communities in Northwestern Ontario.

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